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Upbeat budget news could spell pay raises in school system

Setting an optimistic tone for this year’s school budget, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon said she hopes money will be available this year to provide teachers and support staff with…

Halifax County school discipline panel to begin work

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Comets close strong for gritty win

Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

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Finch Lenwood Parker

SoVaNow.com / March 25, 2014


Finch Lenwood Parker, 97, of Chase City, died March 23, 2014.

He was a retired employee with Daniel Oil Company, an Army veteran of WWII, and a member of American Legion Post 43.

He was the widower of Ella Mae Parker and is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Mary Parker of Chase City, grandchildren, Sarah Parker and Nathan Parker, sister, Mary Mullins of Richmond.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Woodland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of Tommy and Mary Parker.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

Wood Funeral Service, is serving the family.

Condolences may be expressed at http://www.woodfuneralservice.com

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